Tyler Bortnick
Tyler  Bortnick


Mentor, Ohio

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180





Jacob May Drafted in 3rd Round by Chicago White Sox

May is the sixth-highest Chanticleer taken in the MLB Draft

2008:Hit .345 with 15 doubles, six home runs and 40 RBIs...Had two doubles and four RBIs in the NCAA Conway Regional...Was 2-for-6 with three runs scored and three RBIs in the win over East Carolina June 1...Had four hits and two RBIs in the NCAA Cary Super Regional against North Carolina...Was the Big South Tournament Most Valuable Player after going 9-for-18 in five games with two home runs and eight RBIs... Was 4-for-5 with three runs scored and four RBIs in the tournament opener against UNC Asheville May 21... Was an All-Big South Second Team selection... Finished ninth in the conference in batting average and third in the conference in walks and on-base percentage... Led Big South shortstops in five offensive categories... Went 3-for-4 against High Point May 9 and followed that with a three-RBI performance May 10 against the Panthers... Hit .351 in Big South games... Had 26 multi-hit games and nine multi-RBI performances... Drove in three runs in the win over George Mason March 2... Had a .493 slugging percentage and a .457 on-base percentage... Was 2-for-4 with a home run in the sixth inning in the win over North Carolina State April 9... Had three RBIs in the Big South Tournament win over Winthrop May 23... Set a Chant record for assists in a season by a shortstop...

2007:Was named to the Big South All-Tournament Team after belting two home runs and driving in seven runs in four games... Was 2-for-4 with three runs scored and four RBI in the game against Winthrop May 25... Was 3-for-4 in the May 19 win over Winthrop... Had seven game-winning RBIs... Drove in four runs Feb. 10 in a 13-0 win over Elon... Had home runs in Big South games against VMI April 22 and Liberty April 27... Had 16 multi-hit games and 11 multi-RBI performances... Walked four times and stole two bases in a win over Eastern Michigan March 17... Made only two errors in the first 26 games... Set an all-time Coastal record for assists in a season by a shortstop (194)... Had two RBI doubles in a 5-4 win over Nebraska May 5... Had two hits, including a home run, and drove in two runs in a win over Troy April 6...

2006: Hit .383 in 29 games for the Chanticleers... Had five doubles, one home run and 10 RBIs... Made 22 starts at shortstop and third base... His first career at-bat was a walk-off, game-winning single March 17 in a 5-4 win over High Point... Was 3-for-4 against Texas-Pan American April 29 and drove in four runs against Radford May 13... Was a perfect 3-for-3 against East Carolina May 16... Hit his first career home run against UNC Asheville May 20... Hit .429 in Big South games... Had a .481 slugging percentage and a .444 on-base percentage... Had a nine-game hitting streak... Had nine multi-hit games... Went 2-for-4 with a run-batted-in vs. UNC Asheville in the Big South Tournament...

HIGH SCHOOL: Was a two-time letterwinner at Mentor High School in Mentor, Ohio... Was a Mizuno First Team All-State selection and was the leading votegetter from the Northeast Ohio Coaches... Earned First Team All-Lake County, First Team All-Lake Erie League and First Team Greater Cleveland Coaches Association All-Star his senior year... Was named to the All-Star Teams by the Cleveland Plain Dealer and the Lake County News-Herald... Helped the Cardinals to a state championship runner-up finish his senior season... Was the only player in Ohio to reach the state championship in 2004 and 2005... Holds the all-time Mentor record for career fielding percentage and doubles... Was the team captain his senior year... Played for Team Ohio in the summer of 2005, helping them win the Columbus Invitational... Born July 3, 1987... Is majoring in engineering and computer science.



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